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Earley, Charity Adams, 1918-2002

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Personal name headingEarley, Charity Adams, 1918-2002
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Variant(s)Adams, Charity, 1918-2002
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1918-12-05
Death date2002-01-13
Place of birthColumbia (S.C.)
Place of deathDayton (Ohio)
AffiliationUnited States. Army. Women's Army Corps Wilberforce University Ohio State University Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College Georgia State College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Miller Academy of Fine Arts
Profession or occupationSoldiers Educators
Officer personnel
Found inHer One woman's Army, c1989: CIP t.p. (Charity Adams Earley) addit. pub. info (lives Dayton, Ohio; Vice-chairman, Board of Trustees, Sinclair Community Coll.; b. 12/5/18)
The courageous Six Triple Eight, 2022: ECIP galley (Major Charity Adams)
New York times, Jan. 22, 2002: obituaries (Charity Adams Earley; commander of only all-black Women's Army Corps unit to serve overseas during World War II; d. Jan. 13, 2002 in Dayton, Ohio at age 83)
African American National Biography, accessed January 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Earley, Charity Adams; Charity Edna Adams; army officer, soldier, women's army corps officer; born 05 December 1918 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States; graduated from Wilberforce University in Ohio in Math and Physics (1938); MA in vocational psychology at Ohio State University (1946); first African American woman in the Women's Army Corp (WAC) stationed in Europe in WWII (1942); one of thirty-nine black women enrolled in the first officer candidate class at the First WAAC Training Center at Fort Des Moines in Iowa; manager of music school at the Miller Academy of Fine Arts; dean of student personnel services at Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College, and at Georgia State College; died 13 January 2002 Dayton, Ohio, United States)